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Sep 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
largest school district between teachers and mayor rahm emanuel, president of ram is former chief of staff. what does it mean for chicago and obama's push for school reform across the country? please and to trade occupied austin. as occupy wall street prepares to mark its first anniversary, we will stick with a protester on track for blocking his arms inside tubes made of pvc pipe during a protest at the port of houston. it turns out the quick that was provided by undercover police who infiltrated the movement. the 2012 paralympics wrap up in london. >> always thought it was important for people to be guided in our society, especially in the world of sports. it can be exclusive sometimes. >> we will speak with former paralympic soccer player eli wolff. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. more than 100 people were killed in iraq on sunday and one of the country's deadliest days this year. a series of bombings hit baghdad shortly after fugitive iraqi vice president was sentenced to death for allegedly planning
Sep 19, 2012 6:00pm EDT
about the strike, chicago mayor rahm emanuel, and what this means for education reform across the country. then mitt romney and the 47%. >> pulitzer prize-winning journalist david cay johnston on the secret romney video that has shaken the presidential race. the net romney's on tax policy. >> romney's plan is george to be bush's plan on steroids. george w. bush gave 12.5% of his tax cuts to the top 10th of 1%. romney's plan gives one-third of the tax cuts to the top 10th of 1%. theey's plan gives 57% of total cuts in his package to the top 1%. that is people that make more than about $400,000 a year. astonishing how heavily weighed it is to the top. >> we will speak about his new book, "the fine print: how big companies use 'plain english' to rob you blind." all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. road in chicago. here the chicago public schools are back in session today after the governing body of the chicago teachers union voted to suspend a nine-day strike. on tuesday, teacher representatives acc
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Sep 22, 2012 11:30am PDT
there voted to suspend its seven-day strike. chicago mayor rahm emanuel called it, and the features editor david fief has been following the story and colin, your take on who won. you heard rahm emanuel, was he right? >> i think when we look at this, basically-- i guess the answer is basically no. when you look at this five, ten years ago, a lot of people following the numbers on this are going to look back and say, hey, this was a moment where we saw a train wreck coming and decided to basically continue down the same track. and could have got some significant incremental improvements here, they mangled to keep some of the principal control and some, you know, did get some movement on teacher evaluation, but overall, i think that this is still going to be a situation where the unions are in control here and i think they've proved that. now sha now, the big thing coming down the line is the pension issue for the teachers. >> paul: big, big payments due coming to the state, each year, several hundred million dollars. colin, rahm emanuel might say, you want this perfect, but these things tak
Sep 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. that may wind up being a good thing. the question is will obama accolate, rahm emanuel fold like a cheap suit or will he hang tough and give some public order and decent education at a decent cost to the city of chicago and its families. >>> this evening, the president's leadership is being questioned over the fiscal cliff. listen tohouse speaker boehner over whether they can reach a deal with president obama. >> i'm not confident at all. the house has done its job on the sequester and looming tax hikes that will cost our economy some 700,000 jobs. the senate at some point has to act. on both of these, where's the president? where's this leadership? absent without leave. >> moody's today warned the fiscal cliff could cause another credit down grade. investors shrugged it off. the dow closed up 69 points, a 4 1/2 year high. with us to talk about the credit down grade and failed obama leadership we welcome back tom coburn and mr. rice and famed investor jim rogers sorts out the market for us. as america honors 9/11, armed lo hooligan hooligans tear down the american flag as president obama
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Sep 19, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the chicago kids are back in the classroom. good for chicago mayor rahm emanuel. or is it? let's just say if the new mayor was in charge, the strike wouldn't be pretty. maybe because if you were running the show, i'm guessing that strike might've never happened in the first place. >> i am the mayor of this city and i can show you so. i will not be questioned ve late. but because of business people like you, things are beginning to get rolling. and regions is here to help. making it easier with the expertise and service to keep those wheels turning. from business loans to cash management, we want to be your partner moving forward. so switch to regions. and let's get going. together. so let's talk about coverage. based on this chart, who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. zon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think color matters. pretty obvious. what'sretty obvious about it ? that verizon has the coverage. verin. verizon. we're going to go to another chart. it doesn't really matter how you present it. it doesn't matter how you presen
Sep 16, 2012 11:35pm PDT
a en paro, el alcalde de chicago, rahm emanuel dice que acudirá a la justicia. >>> en medio de las celbraciones del grito de la independencia, méxico continúa con la violencia. >>> con lágrimas en los ojos, hugo chávez le pidió salud a dios, y votos a los venezolanos. >>> miles de estudiantes de latinoamérica encuentran en rusia, eslovaquia un nuevo destino para sus estudios superiores, vamos con al información ♪. >>> este es su noticiero univisión fin de semana con félix de bedout ♪. >>> hola, ¿qué tal?, muy buenas noches, bienvenidos al noticiero univisión del fin de semana, mañana será otra jornada muy dura en chicago para los padres de otros 400 mil estudiantes que esperaban que sus hijos volvieran a clases el lunes los profesores no levantarone l paro, como se esperaba, y la situación se complica con la decisión del alcalde de chicago, rahm emanuel tenemos los detalle . >>> miles de padres de estudiantes de las escuelas públicas de chicago están ansiosos para que sus hijos vuelvan a clases cuanto antes. >>> para mi la huelga no tiene sentido ,los niños t
Sep 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
's third largest school district is a real test for mayor rahm emanuel as they try to ensure 400,000 students are kept safe. emmanuel -- emanuel has asked them to stop immediately. >> this is a strike of choice. because of how close we are, it is a strike that's unnecessary. >> reporter: sticking point include teachers raises. >> rahm emanuel has made a point of pride to try to change things at school. that is added pressure. >> reporter: click is -- chicago has enacted an emergency contingency plan. though will provide breakfast and lunch to the students. other than that, parents are pretty much on their own. the last time there was a teachers strike in chuck was 25 years ago. that strike lasted 19 days. t.j. winick, new york. >>> 80 miles southwest of chicago this morning more than three dozen people, including students were injured in a school bus crash. you can see the bus on the right side. investigators are still trying to figure out what happened. some of the injuries were serious but none life-threatening. >> a man paid to protect the officer has died. office are bruise s
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Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
cost taxpayers. that is coming up next. and paul ryan and rahm emanuel, they are not exactly bffs. ryan says he is backing the chicago's mayor fight against striking teachers. did he just school a silent president obama? we'll explain that coming up. do you ever have too much money? ♪ [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be nice if there was an easier, less expensive option than a traditional lawyer? at legalzoom you get personalized services for your family and your business that's 100% guaranteed. so go to today for personalized, affordable legal protection. ♪ . melissa: so if you're concerned with the impact the affordable care act will have on you and your family, know it is more about health concerns. huge effect on all of us will be taxes associated with it, that is if our friends at irs don't have enough to be tracked with. republicans on the joint economic committee estimate that the irs needs, brace yourself, 6500 more agents just to manage the new tax mandates. earlier today a house panel held a hearing on the irs's role in all this. with me in a fox business exclu
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Sep 19, 2012 8:00pm EDT
. good god, at least the chicago kids are back in the classroom. good for chicago mayor rahm emanuel. or is it? let's just say if the new mayor was in charge, the strike wouldn't be pretty. maybe because if you were running the show, i'm guessing that strike might've never happened in the first place. >> i am the mayor of this city and i can show you so. i will not be questioned [ thunder crashes ] [ female announcer ] some people like to pretend a flood could never happen to them. and that their homeowners insurance protects them. [ thunder crashes ] it doesn't. stop pretending. only flood insurance covers floods. ♪ visit to learn your risk. and what they said is amazing. review 5-hour energy over 73 percent who reviewed 5-hour energy said they would recommend a low calorie energy supplement to their healthy patients who use energy supplements. seventy-three percent. 5-hour energy has four calories and it's used over nine million times a week. is 5-hour energy right for you? ask your doctor. we already asked 3,000. neil: this new fox poll just in. showing th
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Sep 14, 2012 12:00pm PDT
of the teachers felt like they were bullied by chicago mayor rahm emanuel. >>guest: that is exactly right. the leader of the charge of the union, karen lewis, is still not optimistic. that is what we have seen of her comments. they are cautiously optimistic but she is lets so. maybe the mayor got more out of deal than they did. we do not know what the deal looks like yet. the teachers are concerned about job security. raising performance standards could mean that some teachers get fired in the next couple of years. they do not like that. change is difficult in this arena. >>trace: it was about job security, not so much money, and they made the accusation against rahm emanuel they said these guys are taking the whole policy right, being praised by people like gingrich. clearly, rahm emanuel is always linked forever more with the obama administration, how does this hurt when the unions come down on rahm emanuel? does this have a ripple effect for the democrat party nationally? >>guest: it could. right now the crisis we are seeing in the middle east is overshadowing this. it would have been
Sep 16, 2012 5:00am PDT
, because of president obama's relationship to rahm emanuel and his secretary of education came from chicago as well. it also involves education reform and, of course, under girding this and may be laying on both the bottom and the top of it. education plays a big part in this. i want to start with you, gary. you have been reporting on this. give us a sense of how we got here with the chicago teachers strike. >> well, chicago has been the crucible of reform for a couple decades. it didn't just start with rahm emanuel and arne duncan. it's an attempt to privatize the education system. that is the easiest way to describe it. rahm emanuel comes in with an agenda, millions invested in kind of trying to promote the schools and to change the strike rules so you need 75% of the eligible voters, teachers to strike. >> in fact, the strike laws were changed a year ago. it narrowed what the teachers could actually strike in response to. >> they could only strike about paying conditions, they couldn't talk about class sizes. they would look self-interested. so, rahm comes in with his reform agenda. he i
Sep 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
for the white house this morning, an architect of mr. obama's first term, now the mayor of chicago, rahm emanuel. also, a special discussion on the politics and strategy of the race. by showcasing ann romney and offering more personal details about himself, did romney forge a new connection with undecided voters? and how will president obama defend himself and his record this week when he takes the stage thursday night? with us, former republican presidential candidate newt gingrich. nbc's tom brokaw. "new york times" columnist tom friedman. presidential historian doris kearns goodwin. and the former ceo of hewlett-packard, now working to get more republicans elected to the senate this fall, carly fiorina. >> good sunday morning. democrats staged their convention in charlotte, starting on tuesday. but the president is on the campaign trail this weekend, and he fired up his attack lines against the republicans, calling the gop convention nothing more than a tv rerun, joking that you might as well have watched on quote black and white tv. >> when governor romney had his chance to let you in on his
Sep 5, 2012 10:00am PDT
, chicago mayor and former obama chief of staff, rahm emanuel. south carolina congressman jim clyburn and from "will and grace" fame, actor eric mccormick. first, 1980, teddy's dream. >> the work goes on. the cause endures. the hope still lives and the dream shall never die. at purina one, we believe small things can make a big difference. like how a little oil from here can be such a big thing in an old friend's life. we discovered that by blending enhanced botanical oils into our food, we can help brighten an old dog's mind so he's up to his old tricks. it's just one way purina one is making the world a better place... one pet at a time. discover vibrant maturity and more at >>> the obama campaign first struggled to answer the republicans' taunt are you better off today than you were four years ago. assistant democratic leader congressman james clyburn of south carolina joins me now. they then sort of got their voice and figured it out. it was of course memorably the way ronald reagan was able to defeat jimmy carter. but how does the president answer that question to
Sep 10, 2012 10:00am PDT
for their subsidized meal plans. what would be your advice to mayor rahm emanuel and how is chicago going to cope with this? >> well, it's going to be difficult. but people will have to be resourceful because i think mayor emanuel is doing the right thing. he's got to get the education system under control in chicago, get finances under control in chicago, and sometimes, as painful as it is, andrea, you've got to take a strike and that's a lesson i think you know, we proved the merit of in philadelphia and what mayor emanuel is doing. this is a lousy time politically for this to be happening, but for mayor emanuel is doing the right thing and taking a hit now to hopefully transform the education system in the long run and make it sounder and better able to produce a good, quality education for the kids. look, people have to do hard things in politics. people have to do tough things in politics. that's one thing fred and why agree on. leaders have to make difficult choices and sometimes that's going to involve short-term pain but if it's short-term pain for long-term gain it's worth it. >> well, i
Sep 11, 2012 2:30am PDT
. mayor rahm emanuel at the center of the dispute, it's becoming political. romney attacked the president for what's happening in his home city. >>> teachers unions made their interests conflict. today, we are seeing one of the clearest examples yet. i choose to side with the parents and children to give them the skills to succeed. it's a statement from mitt romney. chicago mayor rahm emanuel says he's not concerned about political theater. >> i appreciate his lip service, what really counts is what we are doing here. i don't really give two hoots about national comments, scoring political points or trying to embarrass the president. >> he called it a choice. the white house says president obama has not taken a stance on the strike accusing romney of trying to capitalize on a local matter. the strike goes on. >>> apple is set to make a major announcement wednesday. many analysts believe it will signal the arrival of the iphone 5. smartphones $75 billion in sales. computers make up 15%. let's look at the markets. jeff is live in london. jeff, a new iphone could be huge for apple but also t
Sep 15, 2012 7:00am PDT
might be long but here is what i see in this longer school day plan. i see a mayor, mayor rahm emanuel, who has a violence problem that is out of control in his city. you had hundreds of murders and dozens of them were kids from the chicago public schools. i see him saying the best way to cope is to keep kids in school longer. there is a part of me that says, great, keep kids in school longer. then what i hear is, all right, mr. mayor, that's fine but you are not going to solve this problem without providing the enrichment activities, intellectual and social opportunities. i am seeing him trying to deal with this criminal justice problem by lengthening school days. >> you have hit on something that most commentators have not talked about. he has no answer of this. chicago is also the home of operation cease-fire where ex cons out of prison stop violence in the streets. put some more money into that. that will help stop violence in the streets. this is warehousing kids. i have fallen in love with karen lewis. i think she is amazing. >> she is a fire brand. >> she is a 20-year veteran ch
Sep 7, 2012 8:30pm EDT
excellent speeches, sebelius and rahm emanuel. neither was in prime time, nobody saw it. they were exactly what you want in the convention. hurston was defending obamacare and she did extremely well, -- her king was defending obamacare and she did extremely well, and rahm emanuel was doing the thing about i was there when he saved the west, essentially. a little bit of a tall tale, but he did it. the worst speech was -- sandra fluke is her name? -- that the civil-rights issue of her time is that she ought to have others pay for contraceptives. and remarkably sort of entitled and an appealing argument -- un appealing argument. >> i thought one of the effective moments in the convention was the ted kennedy tribute, where they showed the excerpt of the debate between him and mitt romney, in which mitt romney declared his unswerving devotion and commitment to a woman's right to choose, that he was there all the way and did not want to interfere with that. look at where he is now and look at his platform. >> he had that wonderful line, "i am pro-choice, governor romney is multiple choice." >> h
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Sep 17, 2012 6:00pm EDT
our coming up next. and mayor rahm emanuel is mad. taking it to the court to get the teachers back in the classroom sprint will it work? .coming up next. ♪ you know, ronny... folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? i'd say happier than a bodybuilder directing traffic. he does look happy. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. cheryl: a friday court ruling in wisconsin is causing confusion today. unions are considering whether to seek new contract talks after a court throughout a controversial law that talked about collective controversial rights. the judge says the violent employees constitutional rights. the attorney general jay stephen holland says he will pay for an appeal for the chicago teachers strike enters week two of negotiations, forcing kids out of the classroom for six days. the senate city officials are fighting back, looking to take the teachers courts make them go back to work. steve brown is live in chicago and he joins me now with the latest. ste
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Sep 18, 2012 7:00pm EDT
a sweetheart offer from mayor rahm emanuel? oh, is the new scott walker in chicago or just another stooge in the democratic party? we take it up with former new york city schools chancellor joel klein. he is talking reform. we'll see. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios >> 47% of the people who will vote for the president. all right 47% who are with him, who believe they're victims and who believe the government has responsibility to care for them, who are entitled to food, housing you name iters the national liberal media and their masters in the obama campaign are calling the governor's comments gaffs. jonathan chait ham of "new york" magazine went so far, quote, disqualify his claim to the presidency, end quote! wow! could the national media work any harder to be lap dogs to this administration? to fix a problem, folks, we first need to have the ability to deal with reality and we really do have to get over being so offended because if we're going to
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Sep 10, 2012 2:00pm PDT
between union leaders and mayor rahm emanuel. union officials demand higher pay r deuceed healthcare cost and more job security. here is how supporters of the strike feel about the situation. >> we would rather the children miss a few days of school, learn how to stap up for your right than to continue to go to school that is sabotaged by school district that doesn't put children first. >> support the chicago teachers union a stand with them as they stand up for what is right. not only a human right, civil right. [ applause ] >> bob: well, you can probably guess because i'm going to get the worst of this out of the way, what the response will be. i'll ask eric for his thoughts. >> eric: bob, you said in the intro, you said union officials demanded more. there are great teachers out, there teachers who want to go to work and open the school door and teach kids. they are not doing it. union bosses say no, we'll strike for more. if you are a teacher in chicago or anywhere, it's automatically deducted from your pay, goes to the union, membership fees. union bosses say we need to grow the unio
Sep 11, 2012 9:00pm PDT
% of the teacher's yearly evaluation. mayor rahm emanuel defended the new evaluation system and he says that the issue is one of the last sticking points in the negotiations. so it is not just about those evaluations. the teachers are also striking over pay and benefits and facilities and classroom conditions. some parents are really sympathetic to their concerns. >> i kind of understand what they're trying to do in order to get theirselves situate and their livelihood but this is not just them. it is her education first of all and then my paycheck. >> jennifer: parents might be sympathetic now but we'll see how long that lasts. if the strike continues. joining us from chicago on the ground is journalist james warren, the chicago editor for the "daily beast" "newsweek" and he's the former managing editor of "the chicago tribune." jim, welcome back inside "the war room." >> and chicago public school parent with a 3-year-old and 8-year-old i'm trying to figure out what the heck to do with. >> jennifer: you're the perfect gu
Sep 10, 2012 12:00pm CDT
conference with the mayor rahm emanuel discussing the chicago public school teachers strike ... teacher's work together under the leadership of the principal who helps to create a team that succeeds at the test score goals ... no matter which school you are working at all of the principlesals, i believe should not be dictated from the c t u or the mayor's office or anyone else in the bureaucracy ... it's just not right. i met this morning with my team ... we showed up at 10:00 my team was ready last night and they remained in the state of readiness ... my belief is while the team was available at 10:00 the negotiations did not begin until 1130 ... since one of the major issues for any city is the educated workforce ... the public around the country will see a city that is committed to educating its citizens and ultimately its work force ... we are trying to recruit businesses because we are making reforms in education toward that end ... this offer is respectful of the teachers and is fair to the taxpayers and does the right thing for students ... it's over time a 16% pay increase ove
Sep 3, 2012 3:00am PDT
. mayor rahm emanuel. mayor, welcome back. >> thank you, david. >> as we assess mitt romney's performance coming out of his convention, is it the reality is this is a deadlocked race. the president's approval rating is under 50%. unemployment is still above 8%. why does mitt romney have to come out of that convention any better than being the lesser of two problematic choices? >> well, first of all, i mean you got to go wind that a little back. and that is, you have a convention speech, and i think the president's absolutely correct here, i mean he's basically laid out the policy of groundhog day which is we're going to go back to the very things that led to a recession, led to a middle class that for the first time in american history in a decade actually saw their economic security decline. that has never happened at this stage in the last presidency. and i also think it's interesting in that speech, when you think back at other convention speeches, george bush, read my lips. bill clinton, the new covenant. george bush also said the compassionate conservative. there is nothing memorable
Sep 10, 2012 1:00pm EDT
and that complicates the situation somewhat. so what's the feeling in chicago? >> rahm emanuel may be somebody who served with the president who perhaps the most pro-union in a while but he's been very tough on unions here in chicago. he went to the wall with the sanitation workers and said, listen, we need to have some cost cuts come in here. he's had a lot of popular support for holding the line with the teachers as well. the problem is for rahm emanuel, chicago has gone through a very violent summer. the murder rate was higher and a lot of parents are looking at this and saying, okay, a day or two of a strike, we understand that this is part of the negotiating process. if this goes on for a long time, sue, rahm emanuel is going to feel a lot of heat because a lot of parents are going to say -- i don't want my kids not in school. they have to be in school. that has to be part of the solution here in the city. he's threading the needle holding the line against the teachers especially on issues like accountability, giving principals more ownership in terms of removing those teachers who are not pe
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Sep 17, 2012 6:00am PDT
do we want? >> fair contract. >> when do we want it? >> now. bill: now the city's mayor, rahm emanuel, heading to court in the latest effort to force teachers to return to their classroom. steve brown live in chicago. back on the sidewalk. what's the hold up now, steve? >> reporter: well, we had a deal last friday, at least a tentative one and it was thought this activity, the mick getting, -- picketing might end on monday and they would vote whether or not to end the streak. after spending weekend putting all the ideas agreed to down on paper and house of delegates looking at it on sunday it was thought they needed more time. the bottom line concern for the union is that they do not trust the administration. >> a lot of the membership feels that the board has betrayed our trust. with administrations, my ad administration is very trustworthy and very lucky and i'm very grateful with that i have worked for other administrators that are not trustworthy. so i can understand where many of the house of delegates are coming from. >> reporter: more specifically, if there is a person they do
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